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-- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> the ground beneath. japan's nuclear watchdog concludes a nuclear plant may be on unstable footing. officials with the nuclear regulation authority found something unsettling under a plant in northern japan. the discovery could keep the plant off line. the officials released their final assessment of an inspection they made this month at the higashidori nuclear plant. faults under the compound are likely active. officials with the power company argued the faults aren't active. they said there are no indications the faults have moved recently. experts with the regulation authority say there is nothing to back up the claim. >> translator: we think that active faults exist under the compound. we conclude that there is no evidence to contradict our view. >> the team will finalize its report in the next few weeks. tohoku electric will have to review measures to protect against earthquakes. this is the second time that active faults have been found under nuclear power plant in japan. japan's new prime minister has laid out how he plans to govern
were house and the largest city. a densely populated district of labor. japan pose a newly elected prime minister is vowing to -- japan's newly elected prime minister is vowing to -- >> a second chance to make a mark. he stages a comeback of his career, and japan -- named japan's prime minister again. it set off political instability, and i want to learn from the previous experience. including the setbacks. >> the immediate challenge is the economy. years of industrial decline, an aging population, and slumping exports have drags japan and the stagnation. they increase public spending and revitalize growth. >> he has shown to the nation that his administration has to be the wind that could pull out japan's economy. >> of the nationalist politics will be tested, especially in an ongoing territorial dispute with china. they have long wanted to rewrite the pacifist constitution that allows only a military for self-defense. >> this is how to reshape of the culture of japanese postwar society. he has written about these things in the past and that is what he is concerned with. >> a cabi
>>> experts at japan's nuclear watchdog conclude a nuclear plant could be sitting on active faults. their assessment may keep the facility offline for the near future. >>> chinese officials fire up their own global positioning system. they say they will use the satellite navigation service for both civilian and military purposes. >>> and businesses at tokyo's famous tsukiji fish market are facing changing times, so they are trying to adapt to stay on the tourist map. >>> welcome to nhk world "newsline." officials with the nuclear regulation authority found something unsettling you should a plant in northern japan. they say faults underneath it may be active. the discovery could keep the plant offline for an indefinite amount of time. nhk world reports. >> reporter: regulators looked into the ground at this nuclear plant and didn't like what they found. >> translator: we think that active faults exist under the compound and we conclude that there is no evidence to contradict that finding. >> reporter: the plant went online in 2005. the government approved the operators assessment bu
in 2013. >> in the dying days of 2012 it looks like japan pose a new leader has injected a local, at least financially. he's had his first day as the new prime minister. abe has been talking about reviving the economy and investors are still a little more optimistic. the nikkei average has climbed to a 21 month high. that's against the u.s. dollar. good for japanese exporters. a former adviser to the japanese foreign ministry says that abe will have a tough time fixing the economy because a, japan's because of japan's large budget deficit. >> the japanese fiscal cliff will be larger than the one in the united states, because japan's financial burden is considerably heavier than the other developed nations. in order for japan to put its fiscal house in order to, japan is launching a tax hike soon. there's one important condition for japan to do that. that is to observe stable growth by the time the taxes will be raised. this government, it has to be eager to boost its economy so that you can see an uptick of growth in the first half of next year. >> toyota is having its largest ever safety
1960 onwards, the united states of america recycle 70% of its surpluses to germany and japan. an astonishing number. 70% of the profits in the country were recycled into europe and japan. the marshall plan is a very small part of it. i will not bore you with details. but it was not an act of philanthropy. when they go to washington, it is not a philanthropic act on the pentagon's part to instruct boeing to build. it is pragmatic. the united states federal government -- unless europe is dollarized, unless they do not have dollars to spend purchasing the net exports of those who have surpluses, then they will stop having surplus. this is the surplus recycling mechanism. thus, we have the 20 years of the golden age. the 1950's and the 1960's. a period of immense stability very low inflation. universal growth. we had other problems. the lease from the macroeconomic point of view, it was a golden age. why did it end? because the global surplus of recycling mechanism could no longer be sustained. why? because the united states stopped having a surplus by the end of the 1960's. how
of "thunderbirds," has died at the age of 83. japan's new prime minister, shinzo abe, has named his cabinet. on foreign policy, he emphasized the importance of japan posting relationship with united states. relationship with united states. >> i spoke to president obama on the telephone the other day. we have agreed to work to rebuild our relationship. i acknowledge before stepping reinforcing our relations with the u.s. is our priority. as prime minister, i must protect our citizens lives with determination. right now, are fearful -- airforce are protecting our sea and sky around the island. japan's security is not someone else's program. it is the crisis we have on our hands. >> this is "bbc world news." mohamad morsi has welcomed the vote in favor of a new constitution and he has called on those who opposed it to join in a national dialogue. another army massacre in syria as another person the facts. seeing the army has deviated from protecting the nation. a fire has destroyed a fireworks or house in nigeria. it killed at least one person and injured many more. it quickly spread to other
commodity. it could be exchanged for silk in india and the silk exchanged for swords in japan, and those swords would be sold back in england and the whole thing would start again. so the ex-peasant who is now running the show on a small plot of land handed over to him by the landlord would be an entrepreneur. effectively, he borrowed money from the landlord in order to pay for three things. rent of the land, wages in the form of corn, to the ex- peasants who are now wandering in the countryside knocking on doors because they don't have direct access to land, and some machinery, shears for clipping wool. so land, labor, and capital could be purchased in advance of production, on the basis that the entrepreneur, ex- peasant has to the landlord. -- on the basis of the debt that the entrepreneur, ex-peasant house to the landlord. so debt comes first, then comes distribution of income in the form of a labor contract. it will work for so many hours and i will give you so much corn. then comes production. it was a combination of this reversal of the order from having production followed by a d
an example from mexico. >> first, some of the stories making news. japan has a new prime minister, voted in by the lower house of parliament earlier today. his liberal democratic party won by a landslide in polls earlier this month. he has vowed to introduce aggressive monetary policies and says he wants to revise japan's pacifist constitution. >> china has launched the world's longest high-speed rail route. the line between cities is almost 2,900 kilometers long. trains travel an average speed of 300 kilometers per hour, cutting travel time in half to just eight hours. >> floods in malaysia have forced more than 13,000 people to flee their homes. the floods have hit several states of the country's east coast. one woman died after slipping into a swollen river, and forecasters are expecting more rain to fall. >> china's leading producer of rare earth is attempting to shut down some plants in an attempt to stem falling prices. the group will keep some mines and factories closed until the end of january. >> rare earths are crucial in making a broad range of high- tech products. prices have
more competitive. meanwhile, the bank of japan was debating measures to -- joining us now, allen capper is with us around this table. when we talk about the yen, how important is this weakness? and do you expect this trade to be for 2013? >> i think this is probably the single most important thing the europeans ought to be watching. it's clear that the change in japanese policy, if by the time we get to q4 next year, you will see stronger japanese numbers, there would be a stronger temptation to carry out much more massive qe and fiscal stimulus. it's too early to say, but i think we need to watch japan carefully. >> currency wars is what ur use saying. >> absolutely. and i like his idea about fiscal stimulus through official use of the funds. it's a very interesting strategy. >> ur r it seems to me the next level of this is you have to bloef the government can achieve this. how are they going to be able to shake off inflation? >> the key look is to acknowledge that inflation is not the problem. when you talk to investors good qe, they're concerned about the inflationary impact. my mind
finance minister. >> reporter: the parliament of japan has elected shinzo abe as the country's seventh prime minister in six years. abe was sworn in today after being chosen by his conservative-leaning liberal democratic party. the party won power in this month's elections, for the first time since 2009. abe has called for bold measures to bolster japan's ailing economy. he previously served as prime minister from 2006 to 2007. russian lawmakers gave final approval today to a ban on americans adopting russian children. it's part of a series of reactions to a u.s. sanctions law targeting russian human rights abusers. in washington today, a state department spokesman called the ban misguided. and adoption groups in moscow said it would harm children most. >> ( translated ): today we don't have that number of russian families who are willing to adopt, and the children who go to adopted families abroad are the children that russian families wouldn't take. there must be at least five refusals by russian families for the child to go to foreign parents. for that reason i don't see within this
anything like it where you go to compete in the world. competitions in ireland, scotland, norway, japan, russia each year, the facilities here in the park are second to none. there is no complex in the world that can touch it. >> i'm here with bob, and he has kindly agreed to tell me everything i need to know about casting. i'm going to suit up and next, we're in the water. >> what any gentleman should do. golden gate angling has free lessons the second saturday of every month. we have equipment show up on the 9:30 on the second saturday of every month and we'll teach them to fly cast. >> ok. we are in the water. >> let me acquaint you with the fly rod. >> nice to meet you. >> this is the lower grip and the upper grip. this is a reel and a fly line. we are going to use the flex of this rod to fling away. exactly as you moved your hands. >> that's it? >> that's it. >> i'm a natural. >> push both arms forward and snap the lower hand into your tummy. push forward. >> i did gave it a try and had great time but i might need some more practice. i met someone else with real fly casting skills.
of all that, true. >> not such a crummy year for japan. japanese stocks rallying you can the yen continuing its slide against the dollar in all the major currencies, in fact. asian markets mixed overnight trading. the nikkei climbing to a closing level not seen since just before the march 2011 earthquake, marking a third day of gains, mostly drive bine hopes for a new stimulus policy. the yen is sitting closes to the lowest level since september 2010 against the dollar. interesting here because now a lot of people are saying the best or the hottest trade in 2013 will, in fact, be long japanese stocks and short the yen because what's different this time around, now there is an actual target, 90 is the target. we know where it is going to go. if they are able to weaken the yen to that point, it is a core roll lary stocks will go higher, exactly what happened with the united states, ben bernanke ease he can the monetary policy and the 14% gain in the stock market this year. >> seen the yen basically strangling japanese exports for so long. >> exactly. >> so you know, obviously i the
for swords in japan, and those swords would be sold back in england and the whole thing would start again. so the ex-peasant who is now running the show on a small plot of land handed over to him by the landlord would be an entrepreneur. effectively, he borrowed money from the landlord in order to pay for things, and pitiful wages in the form of corn, to the ex-peasants who are now wandering in the countryside knocking on doors because they don't have direct access to land. and some machinery -- shears for clipping wool. so land, labor, and capital, could be purchased in advance of production, on the basis that the entrepreneur, ex-peasant has to the landlord. so debt comes first, then comes distribution of income in the form of a labor contract. it will work for so many hours and i will give you so much corn. it was a combination of this reversal of the order from having production followed by a distribution, followed by debt, to having debt first, then distribution, then production. in conjunction with the great improvements in technology that unleashed the powers of capitalism, and capital
the top spot to gm in 2011 when toyota sales and production were hit by japan's earthquake and tsunami. >> we are getting a look at this morning at starbucks come the other campaign. it's the coffee shops public stance on avoiding the fiscal cliff. the starbucks ceo as its workers at 120 d.c. area stores to write come together on coffee cups they serve today and tomorrow. he says it's a way to " send our elected officials in respectful but the message, urging them to come together to find common ground " on prices might still be recovering but the price of rentals has skyrocketed and many u.s. cities especially oakland and san francisco. san francisco that the no. 10 spot well open comes in at no. 2. according to the cnn report opens all rents surged partly fuelled by renters priced out of san francisco which is still booming with tech talent. the year over a rise the year over year rise in oakland was 11.6% in sampras's go it is a 5.8%. the number one spot goes to houston at 16.8%. we will be right back. óó >> we're watching the weather across the country because a lot of people are
. >> there are lots and lots of brands. this is just one brand. these are manufactured in japan? >> these are manufactured all over the world. they have two factories in georgia and then factories all around the world. >> what are the differences between these different kind of toilets? >> we have the 1.28, which is what all the manufacturers are doing now to conserve water. this is a siphon flush with a larger water surface area, much more conventional american type of toilet. it has been used around the world for many years as a water- conserving light of flushing. it has a small water surface area and is a wash down type of toilet. some americans are not happy that they might have to clean the sides of the ball more. then, we have the high end totally automated toilet as you were already noticing. when you walk up to it, it will sense that you are there and it will open up. it has another green feature, which washes you. it saves you on toilet paper. a roll of toilet paper can take as much as 28 gallons to be manufactured, so if you conserve on toilet paper by using water to
by the earthquake and tsunami in japan in 2011 that hurt sales and underlined the japanese automaker's ambitions. toyota recently reached a settlement of more than $1 billion to resolve hundreds of lawsuits from toyota owners who said the value of their cars and trucks plunged after the recalls. and finally, four major retailers agreed to recall baby recliners linked to infant deaths. amazon.com, bye-bye baby, toys r us are recalled nap nannies generation 1 and 2 and the chill model infant recliners. they are linked to at least five infant deaths. the manufacturer has gone out of business. the retailers agreed to refund of the -- to refund the item purchased from the website. >> people in thailand are celebrating the new year with a show of lights. check out the seventh annual lantern festival. this year's theme was colors of the south. that meant there were lights from chinese, japanese, and european cultures lighting up the sky. thousands are expected to visit that displayed. >> the one item that remains on washington's christmas list. roping off the fiscal cliff. president obama and congress
-point-three million vehicles. toyota has staged its comeback after losing the top spot to g-m in 2011. following japan"s earthquake and tsunami. >> jacqueline: we did see quite a few showers it was scattered but steady. that shower activity has come to when and with rainfall pressing to the south and to the east. we do see some rainfall to the sierras but it is winding down clearer skies and that is going to mean colder temperatures. temperatures are in the 40's and 50's. 49 in santa rosa. 47 in fairfield, 50s through pleasanton, san jose. here is what we can expect with the next several days. clear, cold, frost. for tomorrow, frost to start but sunny and still cold. 50s! the rainfall is expected to returntemperatures, very chilly out the door tomorrow with 30's. that is the purple that we see. virtually, bay- area wide. temperatures are slow to warm. 50s through the north bay and out the door tomorrow, again quite chilly. 34 degrees in napa, and we are watching to see frost in these locations as well as fairfield. 36 and of vallejo, fairfield, redwood city. 39 degrees in half moon bay. with low 50s to
the world. look at japan and europe. the japanese government is the glaring war on japanese citizens. it will create inflation. if the japanese citizens start to dump their bonds, they have been a bigger part then japan recently. that is a big problem for us. their euro has been quietly depreciating. if that goes out, that is a much bigger fiscal cliff. if the buyers of treasuries become sellers. liz: there are a lot of "if" in your discussion. the bond markets are still pretty -- nothing from the bottom vigilantes yet. you were a clinton advisor. you saw in the mid- 90s bond yields really spike higher. that is the issue. if we see the economy healing, bond yields could go up. investors say, wait a second, why invest for bond. >> that is the key issue. we have not seen interest rates spike for a simple reason. nobody has confidence in the economy. nobody believes we will have robust economic growth. we could be heading towards a recession. especially given the disappointing christmas sales. i am frankly skeptical about what will happen with our economy either way. i think we will go
's biggest automaker title for 2012. it lost the top spot when sales and production were hit by japan's earth and tsunami last year. >>> federal regulators deciding whether to make airlines reveal the cost to you for backage and other fees. consumer advocates complain it is getting harder to know the true prices of air fares to compare it it with other are airlines. airlines don't want passengers to buy tickets based on price alone. they want to offer customized fair packages instead. >>> an actor known by many fans as mick cream with wants to get into the coffee business. patrick dempsey is leading a group attempting to by tully's coffee. they filed for bankrupt cipro tex in october. tellly has 47 company run stores in washington and california and 58 licensed locations in the united states. is more than 500 employees work for tully's nationwide. dempsey says he is is excited about the chance to help hundreds of workers. a bankruptcy court hearing is set for january 11 in seattle so we'll see if mcdreamy ends up in the coffee business. >>> a new hampshire family became instant millionaires o
're following the path europe followed, japan followed, raising taxes in the face of wobbly economy. we haven't done anything like this on scale since early 1930's. david: even the president admitted not too long ago anything you want to do in slow economy or certainly in recession is raise tax rates. >> this is ideology. about income equality punishing those who are successful and small businesses that employ 50 or more people. david: this is about political ego is it not? >> yes. david: they're already engining to say the republicans will get blamed or democrats will get blamed. it is political ego but they're playing with our lives, with our futures, with our jobs. >> a plague on all houses. if they want revenue, american companies have $1.7 trillion in cash parked overseas. why not do what we did eight years ago? lower the tax to five, six, 7%. eight years ago we got several hundred billion returning to the united states. david: president will not do it. we asked advisor gene sperling on this show. absolutely not. they're not going to do it. >> why haven't republicans hammered home that t
. breaking news now from the asian markets. japan's nikkei rising to its highest level since march of 2011. 21-month high. hope for actions from the central bank there. year-end bonus for big labor. national labor relations board stripped more protection for workers that don't want their monday wrip spent on politics. you don't knowones are yielding huge power in another way as the clock is ticking on the threatened strike that could shut down every port from maine to the texas gulf coast. once again, unions versus capitalism. here now is vincent, director of labor policy. good to have you here, vincent. >> thanks important having me on. >> so -- do i understand this correctly? if you are in a state that doesn't have right-to-work laws, you join a company that has a union shop and you have to pay dues and join the union. the money you spend on politics, i don't have to pay for that. has that changed now? is that something the labor relations board has done. make it a lot tougher to say i don't want to pay that. >> it has. one more example of the national labor relation board putting union
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for a american female and 77 for american male and in japan i think it's 82 for a female and 80 for a man. that's astonishing. >> and through technology invented in america. stuart: really? >> vaccines, new limbs, healthier liestles. stuartlives. if you look at everything presented in the media, it looks like everything is wrong. the earth is poisoned and we're going into the global warming situation and all that and the food is poisoned and-- >> maybe global warming is a problem, i'm skeptical, but the stuff that really hurts people, what we breathe in our lungs, that's getting better all the time. stuart: you know, i'm so glad you're on the show just behalf before the new year, the precise moment our government runs out of money on monday and we've got the fiscal cliff, on comes john stossel, look below the surface. >> and the bubonic playin plagua disaster and the fiscal cliff is a problem. stuart: and you'll be saying that tonight on your show. >> what our show is about. stuart: nine o'clock eastern time. >> what a wonderful world. stuart: and the name of the show is "stossel". thank you, j
to be japan. look at the nikkei adding .9%. it's up 22% this year. the flip side of that is that the yen is weakening. overnight, that is something tell them they known know what they're going to look like. and at the same time, you had detail about cabinet ministers, including carl asso. they're equity .ing about another 10 trillion yen or so to come in january with some detail on what measures on the physical side may compliment that. abe has threatened to rewrite the boj's mandate to include a 2% inflation target. the question of the central bank independence are huge and certainly deserve to be raised and considered here in light of all the discussion. but, again, .9% on the nikkei. we can show you quickly what's happening with the yen. it is at two-year lows to the dollar. you should also consider why currently wars are returning in 2013. it will be the bank of japan taking on everyone trying to weaken its currently. it could mean a lot more balance sheet expansion and a lot weaker currencies to come. >> kelly, for homework, i'm looking at annoying orange. you google annoying orange
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to keep prices low, but to keep the price is lower than germany or japan, to keep the capital coming here, to keep the german and japanese finance going. i don't believe in pointing fingers at anyone. we are all part of this system that we have created over the last few decades. which met its nemesis because of its hubris. >> i would like to ask three questions. one is to summarise, briefly, what did happen in greece? why did we slide further down in the world? number two, could you please summarize an alternative approach? what could, for example, the greek prime minister have done instead of what they did it? and third, there is a hamiltonian economic system from 1789 that created a great america before america became a global power -- could that help greece? >> i will answer your questions starting at the beginning. what happened in greece? we created the eurozone. let me put it this way. in our country, because you come from greece, too, they have been monopolizing the headlines. there is something wrong with the world, if this can happen. imagine if there was a fiscal crisis in the g
, on the korean peninsula, south korean forces are on alert most of the time. japan watching very carefully. there's a lot of focus on the u.s. military now about putting more planes, more ships, more radars out in asia to watch all of this. >> it does make it more complicated when you're not watching. barbara starr, thanks so much. >>> cnn contributor john avalon is sitting in tonight on "erin burnett outfront". john, we hear you're talking with a sheriff who supports the idea of letting school principals have guns? >> this is true, candy. we're talking to an arizona sheriff who's backing the nra's plan, wants to arm school principals as a way of hedging against any future gun violence. we're going to ask him if that plan really adds up. also, the latest on the fiscal cliff, and our top 5 political viral videos of 2012. they helped set the tone of the debate. it's a lot of fun to go through. >> about 15 minutes from now, we'll be watching. thanks, john. >> thanks, candy. >>> actor matthew mcconaughey is opening up to cnn about the way he's using his fame and money to help young people improve the
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